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Grease the Palm of

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Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

To grease the palm of See grease. palml £). w. t. [(palm 1, n.] 1. To handle; manipulate. Our Cards and we are equal Tools. We sure in vain the Cards condemn: Our selves both cut and shuffl'd them. . . But Space and Matter we should blame; ...

Google previewThe Century dictionary and cyclopedia (1906)

a work of universal reference in all departments of knowledge with a new atlas of the world by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

To grease the palm of. See grease. palm1 (pam), v. t. [(.palm1, n.] 1. To handle; manipulate. Our Cards and we are equal Tools. We sure in vain the Cards condemn : Our selves both cut and shuffl'd them. . . . But Space and Matter we should ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1890)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney

To grease the palm of.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1895)

To grease the palm of. See grease. palm" (pām), v. t. [K palm.1, n.] 1. To handle; manipulate. Our Cards and we are equal Tools. We sure in vain the Cards condemn: Our selves both cut and shuffl'd them. . . . But Space and Matter we should ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of English (2010)

by Angus Stevenson

phrases grease the palm of informal bribe (someV- one). [grease expressing the sense 'cause to run smoothly' and palm, by association with the taking of money.] grease the wheels (or skids) informal, chiefly N. Amer. help matters run ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

To grease the palm of. See grease. palm1 (pam), v. t. [< palm1, «.] 1. To handle ; manipulate. Our Curds and we are equal Tools. We sure In vain the Cards condemn : Our selves both cut and shufli'd them. . . . But Space and Matter we should ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Dictionary (1906)

To grease the palm of. See grease. palm1 (pftm), v. t. [ipalm1, n.] 1. To handle; manipulate. Our Cards and we are equal Tools. We sure in vain the Cards condemn : Out selves both cut and shnni'd them. . . □ But Space and Matter we should ...

Google previewThe Oxford Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus (2002)

by Elizabeth Jewell

U grease the palm of colloq. bribe.

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